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Youngsters go for gold in 53rd Little Olympics
GEORGE WEST – In George West, there is a tradition that stands generations — three, at least. Little Olympics has been running continuously from at least 1963 and is basically, a mini-track meet. T...
May 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teacher houses to cost $726K
THREE RIVERS – It will cost an estimated $726,218 to build three rental homes to be occupied by Three Rivers Independent School District personnel, according to a bid approved by the board of trust...
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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New GWHS gym begins to take shape
GEORGE WEST – The third phase of the George West Independent School District’s (ISD) nearly $18.5 million capital improvement campaign is well under way. Officials believe this phase will be comple...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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School leader making plans to improve elementary
THREE RIVERS – “I’m a small school person. I’m a big believer in small schools and what they can do for children,” said Dr. Mary Springs, who as of April 18 is the superintendent of the Three River...
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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GW FCCLA attends state conference in Dallas
DALLAS – Twelve George West FCCLA chapter members attended the state FCCLA conference in Dallas April 6-9. Mollee Hermann, Anna Crawford and Kylie Wallace placed sixth in their STAR event called Ch...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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TR FCCLA students compete at state conference
DALLAS – Three Rivers FCCLA had 11 of its members travel to Dallas for the State FCCLA Conference April 7-9. These members advanced from the Region V FCCLA meeting that was held in Corpus Christi i...
Apr 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three GWJH track teams win district crowns
by Jeremy Pape
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The George West Yearlings seventh- and eighth-grade track teams competed in the district meet recently. The seventh grade Yearlings won the district championship with a total of 167 points. John Zu...
Deadline approaches for youth opportunity
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Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GEORGE WEST – Interested in college scholarships? Want to learn and get a head start on the next phase of your life? Live Oak County high school students are encouraged to apply today for Texas Far...
Aggies unite for distinctive tradition
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Apr 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Former students and friends of Texas A&M University will assemble in George West on April 21 for the annual Texas Aggie Muster to honor all Texas Aggies who have passed away within the last year, a...
Longhorns baseball team defeats Skidmore 11-2
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Apr 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Longhorn baseball team defeated the Skidmore-Tynan Bobcats by a score 11-2 on Tuesday, March 29. Matt Ellett was the starting pitcher for the Longhorns. He pitched 3 2/3 innings, struck out fou...
Spurring Energy Education Day draws 1,000 students
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Apr 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
SAN ANTONIO – The South Texas Energy & Economic Roundtable (STEER) partnered with the San Antonio Spurs, HOLT CAT and SHALE Magazine on Friday, April 1, for a one-day oil and gas education program....
GWISD earns Honor Roll title
Apr 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
George West ISD Superintendent Ty Sparks announced recently that both George West Primary and George West Junior High have been selected by Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Institute f...
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Demonstrators celebrate outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Texas ab...
2016-06-27 12:09:26 -0500
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Rachel Bergstrom-Carlson, the Health Center Manager at Planned Parenthood South Austin Health Center in Austin
By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Abortion providers in Texas reacted with surprise and...
2016-06-27 17:15:01 -0500
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Two people were killed and two others were injured in a shooting on Monday in western Oregon, and...
2016-06-27 16:33:11 -0500
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Lucy Ceballos, center, and Isabella Soto, left, members of the National Institute for Reproductive Health, celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against Texas' abortion restrictions in front of Whole Woman's Health Monday, June 27, 2016, in McAllen, Texas. Whole Woman's Health is a abortion provider that stayed open despite the restrictions as many other providers closed over the past two years. (Nathan Lambrecht/The Monitor via AP)
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Long wait times for abortions and lengthy drives to abortion clinics are lik...
2016-06-28 02:09:40 -0500
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